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Dining hours for Thanksgiving recess

Bistro 3, Burnham Dining Center and Draper Carryout will close for Thanksgiving recess after dinner service on Tuesday, Nov. 20. Late-night options at Hoekje/Bigelow (Late-night Marketplace Grill) and Late-Nite Carryout at Café 1903 will be open on Tuesday. Hoekje/Bigelow and Valley Dining Center will close at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 21 (no dinner service or late-night options at any dining centers). All Dining Services locations will reopen Monday, Nov. 26 with regular hours.

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Valley Dining Center to celebrate its LEED Gold certification

The University community is invited to attend and learn more about Valley Dining Center's LEED Gold certification starting at 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26, on the facility's first floor. Making remarks will be Dr. Edward Montgomery, WMU president; Dr. Diane Anderson, WMU vice president for student affairs; Judy Gipper, WMU director of Dining Services; and Cheri Holman, executive director of the West Michigan chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council.

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Be Heard and Enter for a Chance to Win

Be heard by taking the WMU Dining Services customer satisfaction survey online from Nov. 11-21 and enter for a chance to win one of six prizes, including an Xbox One console, a Syma drone, a Fitbit Ionic smartwatch or a $25 Dining Dollar gift card (three available)!

Valley Dining Center Achieves LEED Gold Certification

Western Michigan University's Valley Dining Center was awarded a Gold certification in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, demonstrating continued support for the strategic goal of sustainable stewardship. The second highest award of four levels of LEED certification, the achievement is evidence of WMU's commitment to excellence and sustainability in facility design and construction.